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Science and Technology

News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society.

3/5/14

The event, held in downtown Buffalo, recognized innovators including researchers who developed 10 UB technologies licensed to companies in 2013.

3/4/14

43North Executive Director Andrew Pulkrabek will discuss the $5 million in cash prizes that will be awarded to entrepreneurs, startups and teams from around the world.

2/27/14

The University at Buffalo will help accelerate the development of advanced manufacturing technologies in Western New York by lending its expertise and resources to a new advanced manufacturing institute announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of the Buffalo Billion initiative.

2/27/14

Speakers will unveil new details about the institute, which aims to transition the region into a hub for advanced manufacturing.

Rendering of an optical nanocavity
2/25/14

Researchers from the University at Buffalo and elsewhere are developing an optical 'nanocavity' to boost light absorption in ultrathin semiconductors.

2/17/14

Its Engineers Week at UB. Students will use the Student Union for robot wars and other activities

Rendering of a sleek, modern-looking house
2/13/14

University at Buffalo students and professors will build a 1,400-square-foot solar-powered home as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s elite Solar Decathlon competition.

a polar bear walking on an icy terrain.
2/10/14

The new UB study is part of a broader genomic research program aimed at understanding what makes a polar bear a polar bear.

2/6/14

The University at Buffalo has announced the launch of RENEW (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water), an ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute that will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.

2/5/14

The Buffalo Science & Art Cabaret, which features entertaining talks by leading artists and scientists, will travel to the Space Lab Planetarium at Williamsville North High School on the evening of Feb. 12.